On a rural site in Japan’s mountainous Shizouka Prefecture, Tokyo-based architect Issei Suma has created a complex made up of five tepee-shaped buildings, designed to provide meals and accommodation to elderly residents, and offer nursing care to people with disabilities.
East House, created by Canadian architects Peter Rose & Partners, sits on the edge of Martha’s Vineyard’s coastline in the town of Chilmark, nestled into the vast green landscape and adding a contemporary, industrial-inspired piece of architecture to the island.
Sat on the water’s edge of Cádiz, Spain, lies VT House – or ‘house of the infinite’ – designed by Spanish architect Alberto Campo Baeza. Designed as an extension of the surrounding terrain, the house is built into the rock, with all architectural elements lying underneath.
Once a row of stables consisting of carriage houses and living quarters, London’s mews houses are now amongst some of the most coveted properties in the city, offering dwellings that are full of history, character and style – and are often a more attractive alternative to the flats that dominate England’s capital.